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Baby Foods (Milk)

Volume 462: debated on Wednesday 16 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Food whether, in view of the increase in liquid milk supplies, more milk will be made available for the manufacture of proprietary baby foods, in order that these may be made available for small children over the age of one year.

No, Sir. The extra milk is needed for other important uses, such as cheese. We already meet the essential needs of children under one, and those between the ages of one and two for whom a doctor certifies these foods to be essential.

Shall we ever have a land flowing with milk and sugar in this country?